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To The Church In America: Now Is Not The Time To Cower

From the earliest days of his pontificate, Pope John Paul II exhorted the Church: “Do not be afraid.”  The subsequent events of his pontificate made it clear that, far from merely instructing the faithful in this way, John Paul II also lived those words.  Given the present state of our nation, the earnestness with which the Church in America ...

09 01 2017

The Eucharist Should Shape Your Way of Life

We can fall into a routine reception of the Eucharist. Receiving our Lord’s Body can remain an isolated moment in our life—meaningful, but not central to our identity or how we live. God does not want the Eucharist to remain hidden at Mass or a secret in our lives. Rather, the Eucharist stands at the center of Christian culture, our communal an...

08 24 2017

When Pornography Becomes An Escape

In this article, I discuss the fifth and sixth characteristics of pornography addiction.   It is used to Escape Negative Feelings.  Here is where we often hear the term “self-medicating.”  Addicts often use pornography as a coping strategy to deal with deep emotional pain.  Often they don’t even realize the pain is there or th...

06 15 2017

Women Don’t Deserve Combat

“For whenever man is responsible for offending a woman's personal dignity and vocation, he acts contrary to his own personal dignity and his own vocation.” (Pope St. John Paul II, Mulieris Dignitatem, 10) December 3, 2015 ought to be remembered as the date that any remaining vestiges of our country’s collective sense of chivalry died a tra...

01 04 2016

How to Get the Most Out of Your New Year’s Resolutions

In these next few days, millions of Americans will make their New Year’s resolutions, setting optimistic self-improvement goals for the next twelve months. According to Nielsen, the most popular resolution that people commit themselves to is improving their health and fitness - getting in shape. Undoubtedly, many readers of this very blog will re...

By Mr. Patrick Boyden 12 26 2015

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